Topic: The Impact of Statutes on Civil Litigation
Statutes have a significant impact on tort litigation. There may be express remedies for statutory breaches, as in cases involving Civil Damage Act claims, or remedies may be implied for statutory violations. Most commonly, however, a statutory violation will provide a basis that violation of a statute is negligence per se. This discussion will focus on the issues involved in using statutes in civil litigation.
Speaker: Mike Steenson, Bell Distinguished Professor of Law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Mike Steenson is the Bell Distinguished Professor of Law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and the University of Iowa College of Law. Following graduation, he clerked for the Honorable Miles W. Lord on the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota and then began a long teaching career at then William Mitchell College of Law, now Mitchell Hamline School of Law. Professor Steenson is a member of the American Law Institute and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He teaches in the areas of Torts, Constitutional Law, including the First Amendment, and American Legal History. He is a recipient of the Minnesota State Bar Association Civil Litigation Section’s Advocate’s Award.
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CLE credit has been applied for this session.
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Cost: Members - Free
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